Daylight saving time?

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Daylight saving time?

Post by Ann » Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:13 am

It's now 7.11 a.m. local time in Sweden, and I'm waiting for the Astronomy Picture of the Day. Usually it appears around 6.10 a.m. or so, but not today.

Could it be that you have daylight saving time in the United States already?

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Re: Daylight saving time?

Post by geckzilla » Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:40 am

It will come later today after some big press conference.
US version:
https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp? ... &from=news

EU version:
https://www.eso.org/public/announcements/ann17071/

Presumably they are for the same announcement, though the EU one makes it sound so much more ominous. The US one is like oh, it's LIGO again.
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Re: Daylight saving time?

Post by Ann » Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:56 am

geckzilla wrote:It will come later today after some big press conference.
US version:
https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp? ... &from=news

EU version:
https://www.eso.org/public/announcements/ann17071/

Presumably they are for the same announcement, though the EU one makes it sound so much more ominous. The US one is like oh, it's LIGO again.
Thanks for the info!

And, yes, the EU one really sounds pretty ominous! :wink:

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Re: Daylight saving time?

Post by Indigo_Sunrise » Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:35 am

Instead of yesterday's image, why didn't they have a some kind of announcement saying that? :-?
I thought the site was hacked or something.
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Re: Daylight saving time?

Post by rstevenson » Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:59 am

The APOD FaceBook page, at least, has such an announcement...
The APOD for 2017 Oct 16 will be delayed pending an announcement from the NSF and the LIGO and Virgo collaborations at 10 am EDT.
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Re: Daylight saving time?

Post by Indigo_Sunrise » Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:14 pm

rstevenson wrote:The APOD FaceBook page, at least, has such an announcement...
The APOD for 2017 Oct 16 will be delayed pending an announcement from the NSF and the LIGO and Virgo collaborations at 10 am EDT.
Rob
Thanks Rob. Not on Facebook, but I (finally) did notice the announcement the bottom of yesterday's image.
*anxiously-awaiting-the-announcement*
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Re: Daylight saving time?

Post by neufer » Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:59 pm

geckzilla wrote:
The US one is like oh, it's LIGO again.
  • LIGO, Virgo and 70 other observatories around the world :!:
https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/schedule.html wrote:
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10 a.m., Monday, October 16 - Live coverage of the National Science Foundation discussions on Gravitational-Wave Astronomy (Panel 1) (all channels)

11 a.m., Monday, October 16 - Live coverage of the National Science Foundation discussions on Gravitational-Wave Astronomy (Panel 2) (NTV-3 (Media))

4 p.m., Monday, October 16 - Replay of the National Science Foundation discussions on Gravitational-Wave Astronomy (all channels)

8 p.m., Monday, October 16 - Replay of the National Science Foundation discussions on Gravitational-Wave Astronomy (all channels)
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